Also known as forbidden rice, black rice was apparently scarce and reserved for royalty only in ancient China. It has a deep purple colour, with a nutty, roasted flavour and chewy texture. One quarter cup of uncooked black rice provides approximately 34 grams of carbohydrates and 4 grams of protein.
Jasmine rice is a type of long-grained rice with a sweet and floral aroma, hailing from Thailand. Thanks to its sweet flavour, it has become popular around the world. It is easy to cook and versatile, and has a slightly sticky texture when cooked. In Asian cuisine it can be